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The NewsGuild orders rerun election for sector president

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The NewsGuild orders rerun election for sector president

So why have our members received notice for another election for president of The News Guild? Incumbent Bernie Lunzer defeated challenger Jon Schleuss 1,282 to 1,021 in the original election. But TNG's election committee has ordered a rerun due to appeals...

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UMG bargains financial gains for members at multiple units

The past year has been productive for the United Media Guild at the bargaining table. We gained first contracts at the Southern Illinoisan and for the "Fight for 15" fast food organizers employed nationally by SEIU. Since last summer we...

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Post-Dispatch columnist Tony Messenger wins Pulitzer Prize

Earlier this year the United Media Guild honored St. Louis Post-Dispatch columnist Tony Messenger with its Terry Hughes Award for exemplary journalism. His exposure of Missouri's "debtors prisons" stirred outrage and triggered change. Monday he won a something exponentially greater...

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National presidential election is looming for The NewsGuild

Los Angeles Times activist Jon Schleuss is running against incumbent Bernie Lunzer for president of The NewsGuild. Members in good standing of the United Media Guild -- those members who were paying dues at some point in the previous quarter...

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UMG honors Tony Messenger, Shawn Anglin and other members at awards dinner

The United Media Guild honored some of its top activists and one of its most accomplished journalists Thursday night at its annual Local Meeting and awards dinner. St. Louis Post-Dispatch columnist Tony Messenger won the Terry Hughes Award for exemplary...

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UMG to hold Local Meeting and awards ceremony Feb. 7

The United Media Guild will hold a Local Meeting and awards ceremony starting at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7 at Lombardo's Restaurant at the Drury Inn Union Station. The meeting is open to all members in good standing. Beverages will...

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Nominations sought for Terry Hughes Award

Terry Hughes was 36 when she died of breast cancer on July 22, 1991.  A columnist for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, her writing was clear, witty and descriptive, with a flair for portraying society’s underdogs.  Some of her columns chronicled...

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Fight For 15 wins first contract!

Fast Food Organizers, represented by United Media Guild and employed by the National Fast Food Workers Union (an SEIU affiliate) ratified their first contract today.  The three year agreement includes a signing bonus, raises and a very generous benefits package,...

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